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spirea

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spirea

noun spi·rea \spī-ˈrē-ə\

Definition of SPIREA

1
:  any of a genus (Spiraea) of deciduous shrubs of the rose family with small usually white or pink flowers in dense racemes, corymbs, cymes, or panicles
2
:  any of several garden plants resembling spireas; especially :  a shrub (Astilbe japonica) of the saxifrage family

Variants of SPIREA

spi·rea or spi·raea \spī-ˈrē-ə\

Origin of SPIREA

New Latin Spiraea, from Latin, a plant, from Greek speiraia
First Known Use: 1669

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